Instead of burning wood for heat, some Europeans now build a compost pile over plastic water lines that extract heat from the decomposing plant material. Temperatures can get as high as 149° F. With a circulating pump as the only moving part, the compost heater lasts an average of 12 to 16 mos. – and occasionally up to 24 mos. – providing heat and up to 80 percent of the hot water for a 1,500 sq. ft. home.
We have been using this cable winder for quite a long time, it makes every outdoor task so much easier. We don’t have an excuse anymore to not mow the lawn with my electrical lawn mower. Sorry that there aren't construction pictures available, since we decided to post this instructable after the Extension Winder was built. Let us know if you have any questions. Materials & Tools: (2) 4” x 4” x 6" wood stock (1) 9” x 9” MDF or plywood (...